Our Obituaries

Wendy Yang

June 22, 1983 - December 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Nancy Ann Cassidy

September 30, 1940 - December 8, 2017

Nancy Ann Cassidy, 77, of Matthews died Friday, December 8, 2017 at Novant Presbyterian Main in Charlotte.A native of Staten Island, NY, Mrs. Cassidy was born to the late Moses Gheraldi and Elizabeth Grosskopf Gheraldi on September 30, 1940. She loved to read and play her numbers and was notorious for her saying "That's one!" But she never managed to get to three. Mrs. Cassidy is preceded in...
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Charles Ernest Sain

July 7, 1958 - December 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Go Khan Pau

June 15, 1937 - December 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Gail Moore Coates

July 10, 1935 - November 26, 2017

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Abigail Kokusiima Kamugisha

November 24, 2017 - November 24, 2017

Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 29th at Wilson Funeral Service. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106).
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David Sinh Tran

December 13, 1940 - November 15, 2017

David Sinh Tran, 76, of Charlotte died Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center - Main.A native of Vietnam, Mr. Tran was born to the late Hoan Tran and Tu Trinh on December 13, 1940.Mr. Tran is survived by his wife, Lieu Tran; by children Paul Tran (Nga) of Charlotte, Ngoc Tran (Hien) of Charlotte, Linh Tran (Bao) of Charlotte, Lien Tran (Tuan) of Huntersville, AL, Son...
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Clara L. Nash

July 1, 1928 - November 5, 2017

Clara L. Nash, 89, of Charlotte died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Novant Medical Center Matthews.A native of Union County, Mrs. Nash was born to the late Minnie Edwards Little and Columbus Little on July 1, 1928. She retired from Bank of America after 25 years of service and was a member of Oakhurst Baptist Church. Mrs. Nash was preceded in death by her husband Heath Nash in 1969. She is also...
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Lydia C. Ligon

July 28, 1924 - November 4, 2017

Mrs. Ligon, age 93, of Brookdale Carriage Club Providence, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2017. Born July 28, 1924 in Anderson, SC, she was a daughter of the late Henry Baxter Cheek and Alice Harris Cheek. She was valedictorian of Starr High School, Class of 1941. She graduated from Anderson College in 1943. She taught in the elementary school systems of Anderson County, SC and...
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Roy Michael Ryberg

March 13, 1927 - November 1, 2017

Roy Michael Ryberg, 90, passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 1, 2017.Born March 13, 1927 in Chicago, IL, Roy was a son of the late Godfried and Selma Benson Ryberg.Roy was a US Army veteran serving in Panama during WWII and retired in 1999 as an auto mechanic from Kirk Brown Auto Repair. He was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church.His wife of 65 years, Grace Walsh Ryberg...
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Virginia Harriet Ray

February 22, 1924 - October 29, 2017

Virginia Harriet Ray (93), of Charlotte, NC, passed away on October 29, 2017 in Denver, NC.Virginia was born in Alleghany County, Virginia to Norman and Molly Bradshaw on February 22, 1924. She grew up during the depression era and learned to make much out of little. She was a devoted wife to her husband, Clarence Lee Ray (Lee) and devoted mother to her three children and grandmother to her...
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Serban Semo

November 4, 1932 - October 9, 2017

Dr. Semo died October 9, 2017 @ Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.Funeral Service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, October 13th @ Sharon Memorial Park Mausoleum.
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Dorothy Edwards Coleman

December 7, 1930 - October 7, 2017

Dorothy Edwards Coleman passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 surrounded by loving family.Mrs. Coleman was born December 7, 1930 to the late Nettie Strickland and Daniel Edwards. Mrs. Coleman lived her life taking care of her family and friends. She loved cooking, tending her flowers and caring for J.D., the true love of her life.She was preceded in death by her brother Daniel Phillip Edwards and...
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Tan Thi Nguyen

September 7, 1928 - October 3, 2017

Tan Thi Nguyen, 89, of Charlotte died Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her home.A native of Vietnam, Ms. Nguyen was born to the late Thu and Mat Nguyen on September 7, 1928. She was a member of St. Joseph Vietnamese Catholic Church.The funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 7 at St. Joseph Vietnamese Catholic Church, 4929 Sandy Porter Rd., Charlotte. The family will receive friends...
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Jordan Allen Shaffner

November 15, 1994 - October 1, 2017

Charlotte, NC-Jordan Allen Shaffner, 22, passed away early Sunday morning, October 1, 2017 at his home.Born in Charlotte on November 15, 1994, he was the son of David Scott Shaffner and Jennifer Phillips Shaffner.In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Abigail Rose Shaffner; 2 brothers, Zachary Scott Shaffner and wife, April Rose and Curtis Tate Shaffner and wife, Samantha; a...
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Hawa Singh

February 15, 1944 - September 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Norma Jean Sain

May 20, 1935 - September 22, 2017

Mrs. Sain, age 82, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Monday, September 25th at Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106).
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Carol Neusser Milheim

November 16, 1929 - September 17, 2017

In His perfect timing, God brought Carol Neusser Milheim home on September 17, 2017, a few months shy of her eighty-eighth birthday (November 16th). She was born in Cliffside Park, NJ, graduated from Dwight Morrow High School, and was employed as a bookkeeper by A.G. Becker and Company, investment bankers of New York City. Carol married William (Bill) L. Milheim in 1949, sharing 43 remarkable...
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Paul Douglas Dryden

December 1, 1944 - September 13, 2017

Paul Douglas Dryden, 72, passed away Wednesday, September 13. 2017. Born in York, Maine on December 1, 1944, he was the son of the late James and Mary Quinn Dryden.A member of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Charlotte, Paul graduated from Portsmouth High School, attended Paul Smith's College, and retired as an Industrial Radiographer from Consolidated NDE. He enjoyed attending...
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Mary Pauline Walker

September 3, 1932 - August 22, 2017

Mrs. Walker, age 84, of Charlotte, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. The family will receive friends 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Saturday at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral will be immediately follow at 1:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Born September 3, 1932 in Mecklenburg County, she was a daughter of the late John and Eva Crump Hinson. Pauline...
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Shu Fon Wu

January 12, 1928 - August 19, 2017

Shu Fon Wu, 89 of Charlotte, passed away early Saturday morning August 19, 2017 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, NC.Born in China on January 12, 1928, he was a son of the late Chai Ng and Nui Ying Lee Ng.Surviving are his daughters, Oymon Sim and her husband, David and Shumon Lam and her husband, James; and five grandchildren, Christopher, Patrick, Derrick, Stella and Jessica...
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Zy'Mire Alonzo Dickerson

August 18, 2017 - August 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Barbara Aylor

April 17, 1926 - August 18, 2017

Barbara Reed Aylor, 91, passed away at her home Friday, August 18, 2017.Born on April 17, 1926 in Dayton, Kentucky, Barbara was the daughter of the late Marion and Elizabeth Armstrong Reed.Along with serving one year as a kindergarten teacher, she spent most of her working career doing church secretarial work for Atonement Lutheran Church, Shamrock Drive Baptist Church and St.Thomas Lutheran...
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Josephine Gay Goldston

April 3, 1926 - August 15, 2017

Mrs. Goldston passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 15, 2017 at Lila Doyle Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Seneca, SC. Josephine was born April 3, 1926 in Union County, NC, the 9th of 11 children born to the late John Bunday and Jane Gay. She later lived in Charlotte until 2014 when she moved into The Residences at Park Place in Seneca, SC to be closer to...
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Ratna Bhujel

January 1, 1934 - July 31, 2017

Service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, August 3, 2017 from the graveside at Oaklawn Cemetery.
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Joyce Elaine Stephens

January 22, 1954 - July 25, 2017

Mrs. Stephens, age 63, of Charlotte, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center. Born January 22, 1954, she was the daughter of Gerald Clontz Parker and the late Joyce Mae Russell Parker. Mrs. Stephens retired as a teaching assistant of CMS after 20 years of dedicated service. She spent most of her career at Statesville Road Elementary School. Mrs. Stephens was a former member of...
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Lieu T. Huynh

February 12, 1924 - July 11, 2017

Lieu T. Huynh died Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in Carolinas Medical Center - University.The family will receive friends 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM Friday, July 14th at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service.Service will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, July 15th in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery.
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Hugh Sidney Eudy

May 22, 1924 - July 2, 2017

Hugh "Bob" Sidney Eudy, age 93, of Charlotte, died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Abernethy Laurels, Newton. Born May 22, 1924 in Millingport, he was the son of the late Charles R. Eudy and Jenny Tucker Eudy. Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Maryphene "Mary" Morgan Eudy; and a daughter, Gwynne Locke. Bob is survived by two children, Gary S. Eudy and wife, Shawn and Gina E. Carey and...
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William Ralph Redmon

February 19, 1943 - June 25, 2017

William Ralph Redmon, age 74, of Stanley, died Sunday, June 24th. Born February 19, 1943 in Charlotte, he was a son of the late Otis and Kathleen Redmon. Mr. Redmon was self-employed. He enjoyed hunting and watching NASCAR races. Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Monday, July 3rd at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive...
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James William Mosley

April 5, 1941 - June 25, 2017

Jim passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 10:30a.m. from a heart attack.He was born in Mecklenburg County to the late Eugene A. Mosley and Eunice Carter Mosley on April 5, 1941. Jim graduated from East Mecklenburg High School in 1959. He enjoyed fixing things and was an electrician, mechanic and general all around handyman. While living in Texas, Jim worked for Ocean Spray.In addition to his...
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Joyce Waldhour Stiwalt

August 26, 1930 - June 16, 2017

Joyce Waldhour Stiwalt, age 86, of Charlotte, died June 16. 2017 at her home. Funeral services are private.
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Kumar Rai

March 5, 1997 - June 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Suzanne Ngalula Mbiya

December 19, 1940 - June 9, 2017

Suzanne Ngalula Mbiya, 76, of Waxhaw died Friday, June 9, 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center Main in Charlotte.A native of Luebo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mrs. Mbiya was born to the late Samuel Kalamba and Esther Bapu on December 19, 1940. She was a member of The Grove (formerly Hickory Grove Presbyterian Church). Mrs. Mbiya was the widow of the Rev. Dr. Jacques Mbiya Mulumba, legal...
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Jela Pauler

February 1, 1929 - June 9, 2017

Services and burial will be in BosniaLocal arrangements by McEwen Funeral Service - Derita Chapel
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George E. Kane

December 31, 1946 - June 1, 2017

George E. Kane, 70, of Charlotte died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at his home.A native of Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Kane was born to the late Irene R. McCue Kane and George E. Kane on December 31, 1946. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired carpenter. Mr. Kane was preceded in death by a son, Michael Patrick Kane.Mr. Kane is survived by his wife, Gabrielle N. Kane of Charlotte; children, Scott...
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James Thomas Griffin

December 2, 1927 - June 1, 2017

James Thomas "JT" Griffin, 89, went to his heavenly resting place on Thursday, June 01, 2017 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center. He was a gentle and loving person. He took great pride in his yard and gardening and loved making them the best he could. He worked for the L&C Railroad/ Norfolk Southern railroad for 18 years. He joined Overland Trucking which became CW Transport after...
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Muriel Zimmer

February 15, 1926 - June 1, 2017

Muriel Greenhouse Zimmer, 91, of Indian Land, SC passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster in Charlotte.Born in Meridan, CT on February 15, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Ethel Vivian Bragdon Greenhouse.Muriel was a retired nurses' aide from Meridan Wallingford Hospital.In addition to her parents, Muriel was preceded in death by...
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Richard Allen Robinson

August 14, 1933 - May 20, 2017

Richard Allen Robinson, Sr., age 83, of Charlotte, NC, born on August 14, 1933 in Elmira NY, a son of the late William Benjamin Robinson and Delphine Benson, passed away Saturday evening, May 20, 2017 at Sardis Oaks Nursing Facility.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Robinson and longtime companion Blanche Clayton-Smith. Survived by his children Richard...
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Bounlieng Kittikoune

October 20, 1922 - May 15, 2017

Memorial Prayer Service: 1:00 PM Saturday, May 20th at Wilson Funeral & Cremation ServiceCommittal Service to immediately follow in Sharon Memorial Park
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Jeffery Scott Fain

January 30, 1968 - May 10, 2017

Mr. Fain, age 49, of Concord, died Thursday, May 11, 2017. Born January 30, 1968 in Richmond, VA, he was a son of Roger Fain and the late Marcia Cole Fain. He graduated from Garinger High School - Class of '86. Mr. Fain served in the US Navy. He was on the seaborne force in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm. Mr. Fain was product manager of Datacolor. He was an assistant softball...
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Luis Garcia

January 1, 1931 - May 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Ronnie C. Mann

September 10, 1942 - May 3, 2017

Ronnie C. Mann, 74, of Charlotte died Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Novant Medical Center in Matthews.A native of Concord, Ronnie was born to the late Margaret Fulham Mann and Glenn Mann on September 10, 1942. He is preceded in death by his brothers Gene, Tommy and Cecil Mann.Ronnie is survived by his wife Gail J. Mann of Charlotte, daughter Cristal Buchanan and husband Chad of Acworth, GA, brother...
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Elaine Ina Ballard

October 26, 1925 - April 22, 2017

Elaine Ina (Wright) Ballard, 91, formerly of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, accepted her reward in Heaven on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at her residence in Charlotte.Born October 26, 1925 in Abbot, Arkansas, she was the remaining family member and oldest daughter of the late Dr. John Esque Wright and Maude Elizabeth Lile Wright.Educated in Oklahoma schools, Elaine graduated from Whitesboro High School....
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Grayson Ali McIntyre

April 15, 2017 - April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 26th:The family received friends 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Wilson Funeral & Cremation ServiceFuneral service was held 3:00 PM from the graveside @ Gethsemane Memorial Gardens
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Flora Greene Saunders

March 30, 1932 - April 18, 2017

Flora Greene Saunders, 85, of Charlotte died Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center Main.A native of Bessemer City, Flora was born to the late Taylor Suel Greene and Mary Ruth Cash Greene on March 30, 1932. Her family moved to York County, SC on Highway 160, 3 miles below the Kings Mountain National Park to a small community called Bethany, 6 miles outside Clover. Flora...
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Betty Walker Shuford

May 19, 1920 - April 17, 2017

Mrs. Shuford, a resident at Aldersgate Retirement Center, died on April 17, 2017. Born in 1920 in Brunswick, GA., she was the daughter of the late R.K. and Sue Walker. The family moved to Charlotte, N.C. in 1932. Betty graduated from Central High School in 1938 and was the class poet. She was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Women's College (known now as UNC-G). In 1943, she married Paul. H....
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Doris Cornelia Templeton Land

March 29, 1927 - April 12, 2017

Mrs. Land, age 90, of Charlotte, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Born March 29, 1927 in Charlotte, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Brady Templeton and Annie Cornelia Flenniken Templeton. Mrs. Land was a loving mother to her seven children and dear grandmother to seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.Mrs. Land was an integral part of the family business, Merit Press. She...
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Sungjin Kim

August 29, 1968 - April 7, 2017

Funeral Service will be held 10:30 AM Monday, April 10, 2017 at St. John Lee Korean Catholic Church.Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106).
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Rebecca Louise Barwick

December 23, 1938 - April 2, 2017

Charlotte, NC-Rebecca Louise Parker Barwick, 78, passed away April 2, 2017 at her residence. Born in Wagram, NC on December 23, 1938, Louise was a daughter of the late Jimmie and Bertha Currie Parker and an avid horticulturalist.In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, John Paul Barwick Sr., who passed May 25, 2016.Surviving are her children, Jackie Snead and husband, Bill of...
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Helen Bowers Baugess

February 18, 1933 - April 1, 2017

Helen Bowers Baugess, 84, of Charlotte died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Novant Medical Center in Matthews.A native of Albemarle, Mrs. Baugess was born to the late Erie Bowers and Myrtle Whitley Bowers on February 18, 1933. She was a teacher at Independence High School from 1971 to 1982 and was also an insurance broker and real estate agent. Mrs. Baugess was a member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church...
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Duong Hoan Luu

August 15, 1936 - March 30, 2017

Mr. Duong Hoan Luu, 80, of Charlotte died Thursday, March 30, 2017 at The Brian Center in Salisbury.A native of Vietnam, Mr. Luu was born to the late Phuong Que Luu and Sinh Thi Nguyen on August 15, 1936.He is survived by his wife, Muoi A. Duong, daughters Joyce Luu, Connie Lau and Judy Ton.A Buddhist ceremony will be held 8:00a.m., Sunday, April 2, 2017 in the chapel at Wilson Funeral and...
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Irene Freeman

August 24, 1924 - March 23, 2017

Mrs. Freeman, age 92, of Charlotte, died Thursday, March 23, 2017. Born August 24, 1924 in Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Virgil Bradshaw and Elizabeth Newton Bradshaw. Mrs. Freeman was a homemaker. She was beautiful, amazing woman. The family will receive friends 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Saturday, March 25th at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral service will follow at 11...
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Steve A. Grant

July 28, 1942 - March 23, 2017

Steve A. Grant, 74, of Charlotte died Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center Main.A native of Henrietta, NC, Mr. Grant was born to the late Virginia Tate Grant and Marian Theodore Grant on July 28, 1942. Mr. Grant was a member of Calvary Church of the Nazarene and volunteered at church with the Second Harvest Food Bank every week. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Mr...
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Wayne John Shope

April 22, 1925 - March 20, 2017

Mr. Shope, age 91, of Charlotte, died Monday, March 20, 2017. Born April 22, 1925 in Asheville, he was a son of the late Terrell Vasco Shope and Jenny Caldwell Shope. Mr. Shope honorably served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired in 1985 as an electronics technician of WSOC radio and television. Mr. Shope was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and a former member of Cornerstone...
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Lillian Roberta Martin

May 6, 1920 - March 20, 2017

Mrs. Lillian Roberta Jones Martin, age 96 of Charlotte, passed away Monday morning, March 20, 2017 at Brookdale South Park in Charlotte, NC. Lillian was born May 6, 1920 in Asheville, North Carolina, a daughter of the late William Moody Jones and Dessie Myrtle "Mam" Ballard Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband Lt. Col. J. Clyde Martin, retired.On April 1, 2017, visitation will be held...
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Scott Patrick Sawyer

July 22, 1967 - March 11, 2017

Mr. Sawyer, age 49, of Charlotte, died March 11, 2017. Born July 22, 1967 in Charlotte, he was the son of Monica Yucius Sawyer and the late Joel Patrick Sawyer. Scott loved the Charlotte Panthers, the beach and his family genealogy.The service to celebrate the life of Scott Patrick Sawyer will be held 1:00 PM Friday, March 17th at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service with Reverend Dr. Robert...
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Lawrence D. McClung

February 24, 1934 - March 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Jacob Coble Dukes

April 21, 1992 - March 6, 2017

Jacob Coble Dukes, 24, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 due to complications of type 1 diabetes. Born April 21, 1992 in Charlotte, he was the son of Robert James Dukes and the late Anne McLendon Dukes. Survivors include his father; brother, Travis Dukes; grandmother, Helen McLendon; aunt, Lynn McLendon Beckham, all of Charlotte; uncle, Michael T. Dukes of Ohio; aunt, Lou Ellen Tammone of...
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Dennis J. Sommers

May 10, 1945 - March 1, 2017

Dennis J. Sommers, P.E., beloved husband and friend, went peacefully to be with his Lord on March 1, 2017. Born to Kathleen Laura on May 10, 1945 in Chicago, IL, Dennis graduated from Palatine High School and entered Navy service. He was accepted into submarine school in New London Ct. as a diesel engineman and served on the John Adams, USS Lafayette, HMS Repulse and USS Vesole. After discharge...
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Walter Kenneth Davenport

February 16, 1937 - February 28, 2017

Mr. Davenport, age 80, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center. Born February 16, 1937, he was a son of the late Thurman and Arlene Gresham Davenport. Mr. Davenport is also preceded in death by great-granddaughter, Kilah Anne Davenport.Mr. Davenport served in the US Air Force (1956-1960), and graduated from East Carolina University in 1964. Retiring in December of...
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William Pickens

August 7, 1933 - January 31, 2017

Mr. Pickens, age 83, of Charlotte, died January 31, 2017. Born August 7, 1933, he was a son of the late Walter Pickens and Francis Howard Pickens. Mr. Pickens served in the U.S. Army. He retired from IBM as a financial analyst after 30 years of dedicated service. Mr. Pickens was a lifetime member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He was a former member of Addin Tennis Club and Duffers Retreat...
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Patricia Susan Buraglio

November 26, 1953 - January 30, 2017

Miss Buraglio, age 63, of Harrisburg, died Monday, January 30, 2017 at Carolinas HealthCare System-NorthEast (CHS-NE) surrounded by family and friends. Born November 26, 1953 in Charlotte, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Louis Buraglio and Sarah Porter Buraglio. Miss Buraglio held the position of clinical director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at CHS-NE prior to her recent...
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Leo Mattingly

April 12, 1923 - January 26, 2017

Leo Mattingly, 93, of Monroe died Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center - Union.A native of Breckinridge County, Kentucky, Mr. Mattingly was born to the late James Earl Mattingly and Bessie Harper Mattingly on April 12, 1923. He retired from Charlotte Pipe and Foundry after 35 years of service. Mr. Mattingly loved NASCAR and the Kentucky Wildcats. He was preceded in death by his...
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Betty Wallace Rape'

January 5, 1936 - January 26, 2017

Betty "BJ" Wallace Rape', 81, of Charlotte, moved on to her heavenly home on Thursday, January 26, 2017. She was the eldest daughter of the late Thomas M. Wallace and Leanora Crawford Wallace. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Brenda W. Burkhead, and a grandson, Thomas "TC" Gatti. Left to cherish precious memories are her daughters: Janice Gatti (Tom), Lisa Rape', Teri Thompkins...
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Carolyn Mae Landrus

February 9, 1933 - January 21, 2017

On January 21, 2017, Carolyn Mae Coleman Landrus died after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Carolyn loved music, birds and flowers and enjoyed reading, playing piano and singing.Carolyn was born February 9, 1933, in Freeport, Illinois. She was the daughter of Richard and Charlotte Coleman. She attended Shurtleff College in Alton, Illinois, where she met and married Edward Eugene Landrus. The...
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John William Thorpe

May 24, 1953 - January 19, 2017

Jack passed away at Carolina Medical Center on January 19, 2017.He was a son of George A. and Marion MacMaster Thorpe. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Anita Thorpe Crane and a brother, David B. Thorpe. He is survived by his brother, George E. Thorpe and his wife, Theresa Robles Thorpe of Huntingdon PA; four nieces; Liesje Thorpe Germ, Sharon Thorpe McIlnay, Rachel Crane Brown...
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William Randolph Hunt

July 30, 1945 - January 16, 2017

"Randy": age 71, died Monday, January 16, at Novant Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, after struggling with congestive heart failure. William Klinghoffer was born in New York City, NY, on July 30, 1945, the son on Dr. Henry Klinghoffer and Julia Klinghoffer. After the unexpected passing of his father in 1953, William and siblings, Edward and Barbara lived in Mckeesport, PA where Julia worked as...
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Dianne Dianne McClure

September 20, 1946 - January 16, 2017

Dianne McClure, 70, of Charlotte died Monday, January 16, 2017 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte.A native of Cabarrus County, Dianne was born to the late Sadie Ruth Cope Eudy and Wilson Thomas Eudy, Jr. on September 20, 1946. She retired from Allstate Insurance Company and was a charter member of Daughters of the Nile. Dianne was a devoted Christian and member of Northside...
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Jessie Louise Smith

July 21, 1928 - December 30, 2016

Jessie Louise Smith, 88, of Charlotte died Friday, December 30, 2016 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center - Main.A native of Knoxville, TN, Mrs. Smith was born to the late Kathleen Harr Lawrence and Carl Greenville Lawrence, Jr. on July 21, 1928. She retired from Novant Presbyterian Medical Center and was a member of Eastern Hills Baptist Church.A memorial service will be held 2:00p.m., Tuesday,...
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Betty Terry Harrington

March 2, 1926 - December 29, 2016

Betty, 90, died December 29, 2016, in Matthews, North Carolina.A daughter of the late John Buford and Sara Mae Terry of Charlotte, Betty was a graduate of Tech High School. She retired as a clerk with the Mecklenburg County Tax Office. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara Hagler, and her two husbands, James C. McRae and Preston Roy Harrington.She is...
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Marian Elizabeth Cochrane Orr

November 20, 1929 - December 22, 2016

Marian, age 87, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016.She was born on November 20, 1929 to the late Col. Warren O. and Rebekah O. Cochrane in Charlotte. North Carolina. Marian graduated from Derita High School and then Queens College - finishing her college degree before her 20th birthday. She later went back to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and received her bachelor's...
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Ira Woody Myers

October 21, 1924 - December 22, 2016

Our mother, grandmother, and great grandmother died on December 22, the day after what would have been her 71st anniversary. We think she had been connected to our dad for so many years that she wanted to get back to him. "Ma", as she was affectionately known, was 92.Our mother was born in Forest City, North Carolina, on October 21, 1924. She didn't stay there for long. After graduating from...
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Puspa Lal Subedi

June 15, 1956 - December 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Cheryl Haskin Blair

June 12, 1960 - November 24, 2016

Ms. Blair, age 56, of Sugar Hill, GA, died November 24, 2016 at Gordon Hospice House, Statesville. Born June 12, 1960 in Charlotte, she was a daughter of the late Carl Edward Haskin and Madelon Graft Haskin. Ms. Blair was a homemaker.The service to celebrate the life of Cheryl Haskin Blair will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, December 3rd at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. The family will...
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Shirley Mae Frame

April 22, 1938 - November 22, 2016

Shirley Mae Frame, 78, of Charlotte died Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Carolinas Medical Center Main.A native of Belborn, West Virginia, Mrs. Frame was born to the late Ronald Hartley and Flo Persinger Hartley on April 22, 1938. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Charlotte. Mrs. Frame was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Barnhouse.Mrs. Frame is survived by her husband Edward "Ted"...
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James Anthony Breshears

November 17, 1962 - November 14, 2016

James Anthony Breshears, Jr., a disabled U.S. Army veteran, and FAA Compliance Officer with United Technology Aerospace Systems, died unexpectedly in Charlotte, NC, on November 14, 2016, at the age of 53. James is survived by his wife, Amy (née Owens); mother, Margaret Shipman Breshears; father, James Anthony Breshears, Sr.; brothers Ricky and Jeff, and their children; step-brother, Gary,...
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Ling Pai

January 25, 1954 - October 25, 2016

Ling Pai was born January 25, 1954 in Burma. She died in Charlotte on October 25, 2016. The family will receive friends 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Saturday, October 29th in the Family Life Center of Albemarle Road Presbyterian Church. The service will immediately follow at 3:00 PM. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.Survivors include a son, four daughters, six grandchildren; three brothers and a...
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James Arthur Griffith

August 6, 1929 - October 21, 2016

James Arthur Griffith, Jr., 87, went home to his Lord and Savior on October 21, 2016. He passed away peacefully in his home from congestive heart failure, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Griffith was born August 6, 1929, the son of the late James A. Griffith, Sr. and Mamie Smith Griffith. He is preceded in death by brothers Ronnie Griffith and Estill Griffith, sisters Marie Thomas, Ruby...
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Chandra L. Dhimal

March 23, 1966 - October 16, 2016

Mr. Chandra L. Dhimal died Sunday, October 16, 2016.Funeral Service will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, October 19th at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service.
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Choonsang Won

February 5, 1945 - October 15, 2016

Choonsang Won, 71, of Charlotte died Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville.A native of South Korea, Ms. Won was born to the late Moo Y Won and Un N Oh on February 5, 1945.Ms. Won is survived by her daughter, Yoo Sook Jeong and by son, Yoo S. Kim.A funeral mass will be held 12:00p.m., Monday October 17, 2016 at St. John Lee Korean Catholic Church, 7109...
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Robert Wesley Wentz

January 21, 1925 - October 9, 2016

Robert Wesley "Bob" Wentz, Sr., 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte.A native of Charlotte, Mr. Wentz was born to the late Samuel David Wentz and Osee McWhirter Wentz on January 21, 1925. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and retired as a captain with the Charlotte Fire Department...
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Emma Maurine DeVine

February 17, 1922 - September 30, 2016

Mrs. DeVine, age 94, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016. Born February 17, 1922 in Etowah County, AL, she was a daughter of the late Robert Roy Daniel and Emma Gertrude Lowery Daniel. She attended Etowah High School. Mrs. DeVine, an accomplished seamstress, retired at the age of 81 from Ferncrest Fashions, Inc. in Monroe. The family will receive friends 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tuesday, October...
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Cau A. Tran

August 25, 1954 - September 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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James Robert Johnson

July 28, 1933 - September 23, 2016

.A time to be born: Life began for James Robert Johnson in Atlanta, Georgia on July 28, 1933. He was the only child of Betty and Oscar Johnson. His mother moved to Dayton, Ohio when "Sonny" was a baby and later married Bennie Wright who raised him..A time to plant: "Sonny" attended Garfield Elementary and Dunbar High Schools where he became known as "Skeeter". He excelled in track and became a...
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Miguel Amadeo Samaniego

April 8, 1941 - September 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Miguel Amadeo Samaniego

April 8, 1941 - September 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Wallace William Duncan

August 30, 1925 - September 8, 2016

Wallace "Wally" William Duncan, age 91, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Royal Park of Matthews. Born August 30, 1925 in Winston Salem, he was a son of the late Rufus B. Duncan and Lola Mae Morgan Duncan. His family moved to Atlanta, GA when Wallace was three years old. His parents separated and he was raised by his mother. Wallace attended schools in Atlanta, GA. Eight months after Japan...
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Randy L. Smith

December 19, 1959 - September 2, 2016

Randy L. Smith, 56, of Charlotte died Friday, September 2, 2016 at Carolinas Medical Center - Main.A native of The Bronx, New York, Randy was born to the late Clyde Lynn and Hattie Marie Smith on December 19, 1959. He was raised by his aunt, Hilda G. Smith and his late maternal grandmother, Bruce O. Smith. Randy was a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro and attended...
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Rita Vater Sigmon

July 8, 1926 - August 30, 2016

Mrs. Sigmon, age 90 of Rock Hill, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Brookdale Spring Arbor. Born July 8, 1926 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was a daughter of the late John Vater and Caroline Heigl Vater. Mrs. Sigmon retired as a server of Celanese Cafeteria. She was a former member of St. Ann Catholic Church. The family will receive friends 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Saturday, September 3rd at Wilson Funeral ...
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Charles W. Allen

September 7, 1935 - August 17, 2016

Charles William Allen, age 80, died August 17, 2006.Services are private.
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Ngun Khar

April 8, 1985 - August 16, 2016

Ngun Khar, age 31, of Charlotte died Tuesday, August 16, 2016.Visitation: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friday, August 19th at Wilson Funeral & Cremation ServiceFuneral: 12:00 PM Saturday, August 20th at Albemarle Road Presbyterian Church.Burial: Evergreen Cemetery.
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Elizabeth Fisher

April 25, 1925 - July 24, 2016

Elizabeth "Betty" Wingo Fisher, 91, of Charlotte died peacefully on Sunday, July 24, 2016.A native of Asheville, Betty was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Ike Wingo on April 25, 1925. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Roy Fisher, Jr.Betty is survived by her children, Randy Fisher and his wife Debbie of Greenville, NC, Donna Fisher of Houston, TX; granddaughters, Valerie Reed of Atlanta...
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Norma Jean Wagoner

September 5, 1933 - July 12, 2016

Loved by her family and many friends in both Charlotte and Michigan, Norma Jean Wagoner, 82, of Charlotte, passed away Tuesday evening, July 12, 2016 at Levine & Dickson Hospice-Southminster.Born September 5, 1933 in Jackson, MI, she was a daughter of the late Frank Edward Hart and Katherine May Evans Hart.Mrs. Wagoner was a retired supervisor working in the insurance industry.Survivors...
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James Alan Thomas

March 6, 1986 - July 11, 2016

Mr. Thomas, age 30, of Charlotte, died Monday, July 11, 2016. Born March 6, 1986 in Charlotte he was the only child of Billie Thomas Brookshire and the late Alan H. Thomas. The family will receive friends 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Friday, July 15th at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. A graveside service will follow at 12:30 PM in Sunset Memory Gardens. In addition to his mother, Mr. Thomas...
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Stephen J. Horai

October 11, 1927 - July 11, 2016

Stephen J. Horai, Jr., 88, of Charlotte died Monday, July 11, 2016 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House - Southminster.A native of Staten Island, NY, Mr. Horai was born to the late Cecilia Nadosky Horai and Stephen Joseph Horai on October 11, 1927. He was a US Navy veteran and was employed for over 25 years as a lab technician with Proctor and Gamble in Staten Island, NY. Mr. Horai was a member...
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Walter D. Hoffecker

October 17, 1946 - July 10, 2016

Mr. Hoffecker, age 69, of Charlotte, died July 10, 2016 at White Oak Manor, Born October 17, 1946 in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of the late Walter Denney Hoffecker and Juliet Connor Hoffecker. Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth Taylor.Services are private.Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106).
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Raul Palada

July 24, 1956 - June 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, Charlotte, NC.
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Dana Vivian Webb

January 8, 1941 - June 25, 2016

Dana Vivian Webb, 75, of Charlotte, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016.Born in Salisbury, NC on January 8, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Dewey and Lottie Reed Wiles. She had worked for a number of years as a cashier at Bi-Lo's.Survivors include her children, Mark Webb and Lisa Ford and her husband, Tommy; three grandchildren, Michael Webb, Jessie Ford and John Ford and a great...
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Lynn Jeffrey Reynolds

October 19, 1961 - June 25, 2016

Lynn Jeffrey Reynolds, age 54, of Matthews, died June 25, 2016. Born October 19, 1961, in Ohio, he was the son of the late Roger Reynolds and Patricia Waymire Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds was a supervisor in the administration IT department at Family Dollar.Services will be private.Survivors include his three children, Jeffrey V. Reynolds, Michael A. Reynolds and his fiancé, Stacey L. Owens and...
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Shirley Ann Whittington

January 5, 1935 - June 25, 2016

Shirley A. Whittington, age 81, of Charlotte, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016. Born January 5, 1935 in Dillon, SC she was the daughter of the late John Wilkerson and Marie Bailey Wilkerson. Mrs. Whittington was a dedicated member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. She retired from the Travelers Insurance as a Supervisor for many years. Survivors left to cherish her memory include her son and...
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